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Dean Rowe’s MOSI museum today

H. Dean Rowe’s Museum Of Science and Industry (MOSI) in Tampa, desibuilt in 1978, was once a lonely outpost on Fletcher Avenue just before USF.  Today it’s surrounded by strip commercial, and the museum itself has expanded. The original structure … Continue reading

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The evolution of the monolith

A lizard scampers through the dust.  Somewhere above, flaps are being set to landing position. The monolith has broken through its shell, blinking in the light.  It eyes the world hungrily.  Will you feed the monolith?

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Monoliths

Coming this fall, the latest of a series of experiments in cement. I have always shied away from judgement, but I’ve pretty much concluded that western capitalism has remade everything into a single homogenous mass.  While my day job is to … Continue reading

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Cement Works – Mid July Update

For those interested in the progress on Cement Works, here is an update. 2015 – A 9″ x 12″ x 1.5″ Quickcrete (stiff mix) 2015 – A is an experiment using found object (glass).   It is cast into the … Continue reading

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Trust in the waste stream: cement works update

March 2015 – On Virginia Drive in Audubon Park, a homeowner graciously donated old plywood sheathing.  He already helpfully cut it into segments that were perfect to construct boxes for the concrete forms.  This anonymous Orlando homeowner became an unwitting … Continue reading

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Cement works update

The cement works are progressing.  Form for units 1, 2, and 3 is about 50% complete.  Form for units 4, 5, and 6 requires form liners.  A number of other smaller forms are cached for additional experiments. A pour date … Continue reading

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